In the blog article, How to Keep Safety Glasses from Fogging Up, we talked about various solutions for the common struggle of fogging lenses. Tip #5 discussed investing in anti-fog safety glasses. To help you explore this tip, we’ve made a list of what we believe are the 5 best (plus an honorable mention) anti-fog safety glasses on the market.
The anti-fog eyewear in this list are the best because they’re affordable, high quality, have plenty of options, and, most importantly, combat lens fogging.
5 Best Anti-Fog Glasses
With 12 different lens shade and frame color combinations, the Edge Zorge G2 offers a comfortable anti-fog option with secure, distortion-free protection in a wraparound frame. The nosepieces are flexible and durable and the temples lightweight, making the Zorge G2 a great option for all-day wear. They’re also scratch-resistant and have polycarbonate lenses with 99.9% UVA/UVB/UVC protection. They range in price from $5.50 to just under $18.50.
If you need safety glasses with a full seal, the Pyramex Isotope is a great option. The flexible rubber gasket is non-vented with a groove to channel liquids away. The lenses feature Pyramex’s H2MAX anti-fog coating and come with clear, amber, grey, or indoor/outdoor tints. Additional features include:
- Easy conversion from glasses to goggles
- Elastic strap and neoprene goggle strap
- Padded nosepiece
- Temple adjustment to three different lengths
- Droplet and splash protection
- 99% UVA/B/C protection
With a price tag of just $12, the Pryamex Isotope provides terrific anti-fog protection for those dirty or hazardous jobs when you need to keep gunk and debris out of your eyes.
At less than $6, the Pryamex Flex-Lyte provides an inexpensive (under $6) anti-fog option. They feature a lightweight semi-frame and offer a clear, panoramic view without obstruction. They also have a wraparound lens for full side protection along with the following features:
- Dielectric hinge design
- Soft nosepiece for a snug fit
- Scratch-resistant, polycarbonate lenses
- 99% UV protection.
The least expensive option on our list at under $2.30, the Crews Bearkat comes in either a clear or a gray lens. Combining the best in safety, comfort, and affordability, the Bearkat provides a wraparound lens with unobstructed vision. Its close fit allows for maximum safety, and its comfort is enhanced with flexible temples and non-slip temple sleeves. The temple sleeves are also notched for a clip-on breakaway cord. The Crews Bearkat offers a strong, lightweight design along with 99.9% protection from the sun’s harmful rays.
With either a clear or gray lens and black, clear/orange, or black/orange frame, the KleenGard Maverick offers a stylish look and durable, lightweight construction. They meet the optical and impact protector requirements of the ANSI Z87.1+ standards and have integrated side shields and brow guards for complete protection. At under $10, the KleenGuard Maverick offers the anti-fog protection you need in an affordable option that is also modern and sleek, appealing to both men and women.
BONUS Honorable Mention
Uvex Avatar: The variety of options along with the Uvex Avatar make it deserving of an honorable mention in our list of best anti-fog safety glasses. With 19 different frame color and lens tint combinations, you’re certain to find one that fits your needs. In addition to its indirect venting for clear, cool vision and maximum comfort for all-day wear, features include:
- Hydroshield anti-fog for 9X longer protection
- 2X the scratch resistance
- Three-quarter frame
- High level of adjustability
- Unique weight distribution technology
Costing less than $13, the Uvex Avatar is an affordable anti-fog option that meets or exceeds ANSI Z87.1-2015 and CSA Z94.3 standards.
Fogging safety glasses are a major cause of non-compliance related to safety eyewear in the workplace. There are many reasons to wear anti-fog safety glasses, and our list of the 5 best anti-fog safety glasses helps you find affordable and stylish eye protection that won’t fog up.